On September 3, 2013, I heard from God. I heard from Him 3 things resulting in the mission of iWork4Him. This came after 6 months of studying Identity and Destiny. Back then it was a workbook study and I went through alone. Then Martha went through it. Now Identity and Destiny has gone international and our guest today is going to tell us about how you can get involved in what I call the “Bible Study workbook that every Christian around the world should be required to experience”. Wendie Klem is the Regional Director for The Nehemiah Project in North America and she is leading Identity and Destiny Classes for Women in Business. We can’t wait to hear more about the online launch of Identity and Destiny.
As working Christ Followers, we are constantly looking for ways to be great stewards of our money. Sometimes we need help in stewarding well. Many of us have utilized the skills of Christ following financial advisors in planning out our saving plan and spending plan for retirement. But who do they go to when they need help stewarding a clients portfolio well. Many Christian financial advisors in the United States rely on the National Christian Foundation and their skilled advisors who help Christ Followers be great stewards of their money while maximizing giving and minimizing taxation. NCF Tampa Bay feeds into their financial advisor clients on a yearly basis through the plan to give conference. IF you are an advisor out there, I highly recommend that you attend on 11/4 at armature works in Tampa. Today we have David Parsley and Jazmen Draper with NCF Tampa Bay and Kristine Hartland, a longtime friend and cutting edge Christ Following advisor to advisors in the Tampa Bay area.
Stress, it’s one of those things that impacts us all, but all of us deal with it differently. How do you deal with stress? Does it tear you up? Motivate you? Make you sick or excite you? How does stress impact your walk with Jesus, your marriage, your family relationships, your workplace, and business? Can you live a stress less life? If you run a business can you be a Stress Less Business owner? Today, Todd Hopkins talks about his book, the stress less business owner. Todd is the founder of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services and is formerly a stressed business owner now a Stress Less Business Owner.
We are about 10 days from the election. Tensions are high, no matter who you are and who you are going to vote for. As a Jesus-follower how should we feel about the voting process? What should shape our thinking and really, how does this impact us as we follow Jesus in our work. How can we bring peace and healing in an environment that is so toxic and hurtful. Tony Dale joins us today with his unique perspective. Tony Grew up a citizen of the British empire but on the mission field in Asia. He immigrated to the United States in the 80’s so this isn’t his first voting rodeo. Lets here what Tony has so say about Christians in the voting process.
Today we head off to Wisconsin. Now you know I have an aversion to anything Cheesehead because I grew up in Minnesota but When God starts doing something great in the kingdom that has to do with work, even if it is in Wisconsin, we need to cover it! Now, all kidding aside. Paul Neuberger saw a need. A need for executives on Linkedin to be encouraged and equipped for living out their faith in their work. These are not just the people at the top of the organization but people with executive position throughout an organization. Paul saw a need and said, I am willing Lord. Two years and 30,000 followers later, Paul Neuberger and www.CSuiteforChrist.com are on a mission to bring hope, friendship, encouragement and equipping to executives across the country and around the world. For the rest of the story, we will let Paul Tell it.
What’s a fourth quarter call? Find out as Dr. Jim Harris tells about his call to a fourth quarter shift, God’s way.
Featured Guest: Dr. Jim Harris
Ministry/Workplace: Dynatos Global
When you are out in the Marketplace, you may notice something, a change. When I first entered the marketplace, Christians didn’t make themselves known. With one exception. In MPLS where I grew up, there was a trend for people to use Christianity as an inroad to close business deals. However, most of the people who did that were people you wouldn’t want to do business with. 34 years later, that is changing on a large scale. People don’t claim to be Christians unless they really are. And the real Christians in the marketplace rarely use Jesus to sell something, it is Jesus in them that attracts people to buy from the Christian business person. That is a remarkable change. How did it happen, it started with guys like Howard Oakes from Garden Grove, California. He saw a need for discipleship for Christian Small business owners. Instead of asking his church pastor to do it, he started Christian Network Groups. Lets hear the story from Howard Himself.
What do you do when you are fed up with the higher education opportunities that are available for a field you are passionate about? You start your own higher learning platform. Sarah Sumner did just that.
After having served for 17 years as a seminary dean (A.W. Tozer Theological Seminary), chair of ministry (Azusa Pacific University) and church staff (Willow Creek Community Church; New Song Church), and having walked with the Lord since age 3, Sarah established a brand new business model, assembled a top-tier team, and developed a Culture Chart to encode the DNA of Right On Mission. Right on Mission is a new business model for Christian higher education that teaches ministry-minded believers, including those in the marketplace, how to live Right “On Mission.”
Find out the true reason behind God’s blessing you. And discover a new way to take worry OFF of your staff and bless them at the same time.
Featured Guests: Dan Baker, Brian Yost & Asaad Faraj
Ministry/Workplace: Helping Hands Charitable
What does it look like to thrive in a season of uncertainty? How do you follow the path God has for you as a friend, colleague, leader, or mother when you’re pulled in more directions than you can count? When circumstances leave us tired and discouraged, what would it be like to feel…resilient? Well, The Denver Institute for Faith and Work is holding an online conference for you, the Christian Working Woman, and its called “Resilient: Women, Work, & Calling 2020.” At this conference, you will hear from women who are leading with significance in a variety of roles, from the corporate world to politics, culture, and the home. At the end of the day, you will be able to sharpen your vision for the ways God is using you in your own areas of influence. And learn what it takes to develop resilience as a beloved daughter of Christ. Here to tell us all about the upcoming conference is Joanna Meyer, Director of Public Engagement from the Denver Institute for Faith and Work, online at Denver Institute dot com.
What if we lived our work every day as a mission trip? Find out about a new concept in “doing mission trips” where you work. With intentionality, purpose and Kingdom-size results!
Featured Guest: Mike Henry
Ministry/Workplace: Follower of One
Workmatters dot org is an organization that was created with you in mind. The everyday believer in their workplace. Workmatters holds an annual conference focused on bringing excellent speakers to the platform that can convey practical tactical factual and biblical truths for living out your faith in your work. This year’s lineup is fantastic. For the last several years you have heard us interview many people from the conference. IT is a happening place to be. Catherine Gates has been with Work Matters for many years and is an often guest on iWork4Him. Catherine is here to give us all the information we need for getting connected to this year’s Workmatters Conference.
It’s simple, eat well, be well, feel well and serve well. Just like that you can change your life…okay, maybe in your own power its not that simple but with Gods power and the wisdom found in all the places God has passed down in the bible and in nature, you can live well and feel well so you can daily serve well in your work. Not that I know anything about this because I love mountain dew and I am pretty sure our guest would say that isn’t a “Be Well” drink. Ginger Hill joins us today from www.GoodHealthforGoodWorks.org to share what God is teaching her and she is teaching others about nutrition and living so that they can serve well in their work.
Jesus said we were to become fishers of men. Did he mean that literally? I don’t know but I think so but fishing. Some people take their passion and their calling and they mesh up perfecting and “Bam” everything falls into place. For the rest of us, it is a rocky road for 15 or 20 years until we find our God given sweet spot. Our guest today grew up in the swampy areas of Florida. He grew up loving fresh water and salt water, both for recreation and for fishing. He was wildly successful in the insurance world and now is wildly successful in the fishing world. Fishing for men, you bet, the unchurched kind. www.SaltStrong.com is his Biznistry and Joe Simonds is his name.
IT happened to me and it happened to our guest. 20 years out there in the workforce and no serious direction or instruction from my church on how to connect my faith and my work. So, for those of you listening, you are not alone. You are part of an army of millions awakening to the idea that God loves your work and wants to unlock His purpose for you in your work. For Kelley Johnson, it was to share her heart and new understanding of living out her faith in her professional life that led to www.CubiclesandChrist.com and the www.SheisCalled.org conference.